Rajasthan

12 Most Famous Historical Places in Rajasthan


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Also referred to as the ‘Land of Kings’, the state of Rajasthan, which is abundant in the true and breathtaking history of India, is home to the best models of art, culture and architecture of India. Here are 12 most famous historical places in Rajasthan.

 

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  1. Amer Fort

Located in Amber at a distance of 11 kms from the Jaipur City Center, Amer Fort, which was built by Raja Man Singh in 1592 and later renovated and expanded by Raja Sawai Jai Singh, captivates its visitors with its art and architecture. Inside it, you can get the opportunity of visiting Deewan-e-Khas and Deewan-e-Aam along with Jai Mandir, Sheesh Mahal, Kesar Kyari Garden, other temples and so on.

Best Time to Visit: – November to February

 

Opening Hours: – 09.30 a.m. to 04.30 p.m. (everyday)

Entry Fee: – Rs. 10 (both Adult and Child) and Rs. 50 Foreigner

 

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  1. City Palace, Jaipur

Constructed by Raja Sawai Jai Singh, City Palace, which is one of the most famous historical monuments in Jaipur, has the reflection of the wonderful combination of Mughal architecture and Rajashtani tradition. Inside it, you can get the chance of visiting several minor palaces such as Chandra Mahal, several gardens and temples.

Best Time to Visit: – October to March

Opening Hours: – 09.30 a.m. to 05.00 p.m. (everyday)

Entry Fee: – Rs. 35 Adult, Rs. 25 Child and Rs. 150 Foreigner

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  1. Archaeological Museum of Rajasthan, Amer (Jaipur)

Situated at Dil-e-Aaram Gardens in Amer (Amber) since 1992, the ancient capital of Jaipur, Archaeological Museum, which is the right place to explore the history of Rajasthan, is home to several sculptures and excavation materials gathered from Sambhar, Raigarh and so on along with some established epigraphs.

Best Time to Visit: – October to March

Opening Hours: – 10.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m. (closed on Fridays and gazetted holidays)

Entry Fee: – Free

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  1. Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur

Also called ‘Victory Fort’, Jaigarh Fort, which is the right place to take the best view of the Aravali Hills as well as Amber Fort, is nestled at the height of 400 meters above Amber Fort. This fort is home to amazing palaces, museum, temples and gardens as well as Jaivana Cannon, the most interesting thing kept here.

Best Time to Visit: – November to February

Opening Hours: – 09.30 a.m. to 04.30 p.m. (everyday)

Entry Fee: – Rs. 15 Adult, Child Free and Rs. 20 Foreigner

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  1. Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Said to have been haunted by the spirit of King Nahar and situated on the edge of the Aravali Hills and overlooking the pink city, Nahargarh Fort, also known as Tiger Fort, which was built by Sawai Raja Jai Singh in Jaipur in 1734, is home to Madhavendra Bhawan worth visiting.

Best Time to Visit: – November to February

Opening Hours: – 09.30 a.m. to 04.30 p.m. (everyday)

Entry Fee: – Rs. 5 Adult, Child Free and Rs. 5 Foreigner

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  1. Chittorgarh Fort, Udaipur

Constructed by Chitrangad, the Mori Rajputana ruler, Chittorgarh Fort in Udaipur, which is praised for its glorious Rajputana history, grand architecture and the bloody Jauhars and sieges, is the largest fort in India. The major attractions of the fort are the ‘Vijay Stambh’ and ‘Kirti Stambh’.

Best Time to Visit: – November to February

Opening Hours: – 09.30 a.m. to 04.30 p.m. (everyday)

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  1. Junagarh Fort, Bikaner

Located in Bikaner and built by Raja Jai Singh in 1587, the grand Junagarh Fort, which has thrilling high wall along with deep ditches, is still unconquered. Inside the fort, you can get the opportunity of visiting the attractions such as Chandra Mahal, Karan Mahal, Phool Mahal and so on along with a museum.

Best Time to Visit: – November to February

Opening Hours: – 10.00 a.m. to 04.30 p.m. (everyday)

 

  1. Junagarh Fort Museum, Bikaner

Situated within Junagarh Fort, Junagarh Fort has a great collection of antique Rajputana weaponry comprising daggers, handguns and likewise used by rulers during ancient times. Apart from these, you can get the chance of visiting the placed biplane of WW 1st and pictures as well as other homely items used by Maharaja Ganga Singh.

Best Time to Visit: – October to March

Opening Hours: – 10.00 a.m. to 04.30 p.m. (closed on Fridays and gazetted holidays)

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  1. Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

Constructed by Rawal Jaisal, a Rajput ruler in 1156, Jaisalmer Fort, also called ‘Golden Fort’ or ‘Sonar Quila’, which has seen several battles, is reputed as one of the World’s largest forts. Inside it, you can get the opportunity of visiting the attractions such as Lakshminath Mandir, Raj Mahal, Merchant Havelis, 4 grand gateways and so on.

Best Time to Visit: – October to March

Opening Hours: – 08.30 a.m. to 05.00 p.m. (everyday)

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  1. Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Situated at a height of 400 feet above Jodhpur, Mehrangarh Fort is another fort counted among the World’s largest forts. The marks of thick cannon balls, that can still be beheld through the 2nd  gate of the fort, are the most interesting part of this fort. Having seven gates, this fort is home to many strikingly decorated palaces and museum.

Best Time to Visit: – October to March

Opening Hours: – 09.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m. (everyday)

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  1. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Situated on the Chittar Hill, the highest point in the city of Jodhpur, Umaid Bhawan Palace, which has been listed among the world’s largest private residential properties, is home to 347 rooms. Now-a-days, some parts of this Palace are being managed by Taj Hotels.

Best Time to Visit: – throughout the Year

Opening Hours: – throughout the Day

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  1. Ranthambore Fort, Sawai Madhopur

Constructed by Chauhans in the 8th century and nestled on Thanbhore Hill amidst wildlife sanctuary, in Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore Fort, which has taken the experience of several attacks on itself. The Mughals caught and extensively used it. Inside this fort, you can get the chance of visiting several temples, barracks, palaces and so on.

Best Time to Visit: – November to May

Opening Hours: – 10.00 a.m. to 05.30 p.m. (everyday)

If you want to pay a visit to glorious historical places of Rajasthan, Book Rajasthan Tour Packages from ARV Holidays. Rajasthan Holiday Packages, which are available at reasonable prices, can also be customized as per the requirement of the clients.

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